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This American Life

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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.

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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.

iTunes Ratings

63735 Ratings
Average Ratings
51533
5576
2721
1713
2192

Love this podcast

By dallas_dude1 - May 18 2020
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This is one of the best pods out there!

The GOAT

By L. MG - May 17 2020
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iTunes Ratings

63735 Ratings
Average Ratings
51533
5576
2721
1713
2192

Love this podcast

By dallas_dude1 - May 18 2020
Read more
This is one of the best pods out there!

The GOAT

By L. MG - May 17 2020
Read more
MJ DAVINCI WOODS MERYL This American Life
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This American Life

Latest release on May 24, 2020

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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.

Rank #1: 698: The Test

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The coronavirus has now fully arrived in the United States. This week, stories of people trying to rise to that challenge, in some pretty extreme situations.

Mar 29 2020

1hr 1min

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Rank #2: 697: Alone Together

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This week, as the staff creates the episode from their apartments and houses, with our host in quarantine, in this moment when everyone’s reaching out to the people they love, we put together a collection of family stories, with some timely stuff at the top.

Mar 22 2020

1hr 1min

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Rank #3: 701: Black Box

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Desperate to know what happened to his family, a man obsessively decodes the only information about them he can get. That, and other stories of people looking into the void for answers.

Apr 19 2020

1hr 3mins

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Rank #4: 700: Embiggening

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Sometimes a sketch of a thing needs filling in for its true significance to be known.

Apr 12 2020

1hr 4mins

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Rank #5: 186: Prom

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While the seniors danced at Prom Night 2001 in Hoisington, Kansas—a town of about 3,000—a tornado hit the town, destroying about a third of it. When they emerged from the dance, they discovered what had happened, and in the weeks that followed, they tried to explain to themselves why the tornado hit where it did. Plus other stories that happen on Prom Night.

May 03 2020

59mins

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705: Time Out

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While sports of all kinds have been put on pause, we bring you favorite stories from back when people were still on football fields, boxing rings, and basketball courts.

May 24 2020

1hr 4mins

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704: Our Pulitzer-Winning Episode

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Last week, our episode "The Out Crowd" won the very first Pulitzer Prize ever awarded to a radio show. This is the episode that won, with some updates on the stories. Hear what the Trump administration’s "Remain in Mexico" policy actually means, on the ground, at the Mexican border.

May 17 2020

1hr 8mins

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703: Stuck!

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During a time when a lot of us feel like we are living in a holding pattern, stories of people feeling stuck.

May 10 2020

1hr

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186: Prom

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While the seniors danced at Prom Night 2001 in Hoisington, Kansas—a town of about 3,000—a tornado hit the town, destroying about a third of it. When they emerged from the dance, they discovered what had happened, and in the weeks that followed, they tried to explain to themselves why the tornado hit where it did. Plus other stories that happen on Prom Night.

May 03 2020

59mins

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702: One Last Thing Before I Go

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Words can seem so puny and ineffective sometimes. On this show, we have stories in which ordinary people make last ditch efforts to get through to their loved ones, using a combination of small talk and not-so-small talk.

Apr 26 2020

1hr 4mins

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701: Black Box

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Desperate to know what happened to his family, a man obsessively decodes the only information about them he can get. That, and other stories of people looking into the void for answers.

Apr 19 2020

1hr 3mins

Play

700: Embiggening

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Sometimes a sketch of a thing needs filling in for its true significance to be known.

Apr 12 2020

1hr 4mins

Play

699: Fiasco!

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Stories of when things go wrong. Really wrong. When you leave the normal realm of human error, fumble, mishap, and mistake and enter the territory of really huge breakdowns. Fiascos. Things go so awry that normal social order collapses.

Apr 05 2020

1hr

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698: The Test

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The coronavirus has now fully arrived in the United States. This week, stories of people trying to rise to that challenge, in some pretty extreme situations.

Mar 29 2020

1hr 1min

Play

697: Alone Together

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Read more
This week, as the staff creates the episode from their apartments and houses, with our host in quarantine, in this moment when everyone’s reaching out to the people they love, we put together a collection of family stories, with some timely stuff at the top.

Mar 22 2020

1hr 1min

Play

iTunes Ratings

63735 Ratings
Average Ratings
51533
5576
2721
1713
2192

Love this podcast

By dallas_dude1 - May 18 2020
Read more
This is one of the best pods out there!

The GOAT

By L. MG - May 17 2020
Read more
MJ DAVINCI WOODS MERYL This American Life